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Guitar Lessons
16 December 2019

In the second of 3 Christmas specials, we take a look at the classic track 'Jingle Bells', and put it into a Stevie Ray Vaughan style arrangment. We cover the chords and lead melody line for the track and give you a really cool backing track to play along to at Christmas!

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Guitar Lessons
8 December 2019

In the first of 3 Christmas specials, we take a look at the classic Nat King Cole track 'The Christmas Song', and put it into a John Mayer style arrangment. We cover the chords and lead melody line for the track and give you a really cool backing track to play along to at Christmas!

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Guitar Lessons
6 December 2019

Your Guitar Academy is now offering guitar lessons in Forest Hill London. Our guitar tutor in that area, Theo,is a fantastic musician who is excited and passionate about passing on knowledge to his students.

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Guitar Lessons
6 December 2019

Your Guitar Academy is now offering guitar lessons in Forest Hill London. Our guitar tutor in that area, Theo,is a fantastic musician who is excited and passionate about passing on knowledge to his students.

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Guitar Lessons
6 December 2019

Your Guitar Academy is now offering guitar lessons in Central Brighton. Our guitar tutor in that area, Ian,is committed, reliable, honest and most importantly loves to bring a sense of fun and enjoyment to the focused learning of music.

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Guitar Lessons
5 December 2019

In the second of 3 Christmas specials, we take a look at the classic track 'Jingle Bells', and put it into a Stevie Ray Vaughan style arrangment. We cover the chords and lead melody line for the track and give you a really cool backing track to play along to at Christmas!

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Guitar Lessons
26 November 2019

In this lesson, Dan takes you through 3 very different blues turnarounds, including a lead based turnaround, a chord based turnaround and a more traditional Delta blues style turnaround. Each new turnaround will give you a deeper understanding of this blues staple, and something new to try in your own 12 bar blues!

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Guitar Lessons
19 November 2019

In this lesson, Dan takes you through the absolutely basics of finger tapping and applies it to a cool 80's rock track that you can play along to. We use 4 simple, one string, arpeggio shapes that are well used in the world of finger tapping.

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Guitar Lessons
12 November 2019

In this lesson, Dan takes you through 5 super cool Santana licks that you really should have under your belt. The great benefit of studying Santana licks is, as well as learning how he phrases and executes such melodic sounding ideas, is his love of the Dorian mode. We cover it all in this video!

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Guitar Lessons
3 November 2019

This week in our Instagram lessons we take a look at a a CAGED chord lick (Guitar Skills), how to build major pentatonic scale (Theory Lab), 1324 spider exercise (Guitar Gym), a John Mayer style lick (Player Studies) and Everybody Dance by Chic (Song Jukebox). Grab your free worksheet right here to supliment the videos.

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